• Student TeachMeet

    On the 14th October Mia, Joel & Carey presented some of the Digital Leader’s educational toys to the teachers. Mia presented a Makey Makey foil piano, Joel presented the OSMO and Carey presented a coding application called Python. It was very challenging to stand up in front of a bunch of teachers and explain how… Continue Reading

  • Digital Leaders TV

    The Digital Leadership position at Ivanhoe allows students in Year 5 and 6 on both campuses the opportunity to have to a prominent voice in the digital landscape at Ivanhoe.  The Digital Leaders have a responsibility to support teachers and students in the effective use of ICT and a social responsibility to share.  One of… Continue Reading

  • Adults as learners – Teacher Tinker Lab

    “Creative people are curious, flexible, persistent and independent with a tremendous spirit of adventure and a love of play” ~ Henri Matisse Creativity and curiosity are two things that teachers look for in their students. We strive to find ways for our students to engage with the content we present and share ideas creatively. We… Continue Reading

  • Teachmeet Ivanhoe

    According to TeachMeet.net, a Teachmeet is defined as a: “Meeting/un-conference where teachers share good practice, practical ideas and personal insights into teaching with technology.  All participants are encouraged to be ready to volunteer an idea, a tool or a website that they have delivered in their classroom.” Teachmeets are designed to provide teachers a platform… Continue Reading

  • Blogging in Year 1 at Buckley House

    At Buckley House, the Year 1 teachers have begun trialing a blog designed for parents to participate in their child’s learning. The blog is developing a sense of connectedness between the classroom and home. It is one of ways used by the Year 1 teachers to highlight learning experiences and provide information about up-coming events,… Continue Reading

  • Zoom: Flattening the walls of the classroom

    It is a busy life. We work and teach in a perpetually time poor environment. We all have deadlines to meet, meetings to attend and colleagues and students to support. It is a common problem that we often need to be in two places at once or sometimes be unable to physically attend sessions and… Continue Reading